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Dr. George Zimmerman, DO

Orthopedic Surgery*
3.7 (35)
Map Pin Small Columbus, GA
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Overview of Dr. George Zimmerman, DO

Dr. George Zimmerman, DO is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Columbus, GA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE and is affiliated with St. Francis - Emory Healthcare. Dr. Zimmerman, completed a residency at St. Joseph Healthcare System. Patients rated Dr. Zimmerman an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Zimmerman works at Practice in Columbus, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Hip Sprain and Avascular Necrosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Zimmerman's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    2300 Manchester Expy Ste A101A, Columbus, GA 31904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 322-6646
  2. 2
    St. Francis - Emory Healthcare
    2122 Manchester Expy, Columbus, GA 31904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 596-4000

Hospital Affiliations
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  • St. Francis - Emory Healthcare

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Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Hip Sprain
Avascular Necrosis
Bursitis
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Hip Tendinitis
Steroid Injection
Bursitis of Hip
Difficulty With Walking
Internal Derangement of Knee
Arthrocentesis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Chondromalacia
Coccygeal Pain
Femur Fracture
Gout
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Hip Fracture
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Meniscectomy
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Achilles Tendinitis
Acute Gout
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Injury
Ankle Instability
Ankle Laxity
Ankle Ligament Rupture
Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Antalgic Gait
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Ankle
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Finger
Arthritis of the Foot
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Midfoot
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Toe
Arthritis of the Wrist
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Avulsion Fracture
Bennett's Fracture
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Carpal Fractures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Vertigo
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Colles' Fracture
Complex Fractures
Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
Complex Long-Bone Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
De Quervain's Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Extra-Articular Fracture
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Infection
Foot Injuries
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Fractured Lower Leg
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hip Bursitis
Hip Dislocation
Hip Flexor Strain
Hip Impingement
Hip Injury
Hip Labral Tear
Hip Muscle Strain
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Socket Injuries
Humerus Fracture
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Infective Arthritis
Insufficiency Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Fracture
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Ligament Rupture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Pain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
Metatarsal Fracture
Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Cramping
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Neck Muscle Strain
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Toe
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Disorders
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pediatric Ankle Fractures
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Snapping Hip
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Subacromial Bursitis
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia Fracture
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Toe Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trochanteric Bursitis
Wrist Fracture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Bone Scan
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Repair
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Fracture Treatment Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Dislocation
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement Revision
McMurray's Test
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Patella Resurfacing
Peripheral Nerve Block
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal and Postural Screening
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Trigger Point Injection
Wound Repair
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    3.7
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    Based on 35 ratings
    Patient Ratings (35)
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1750362927
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St. Joseph Healthcare System
    Residency
    Internship
    • St.Joseph Healthcare System
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Washington and Jefferson College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Zimmerman has seen patients for Joint Pain, Hip Sprain and Avascular Necrosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Zimmerman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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